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Bio Safety Cabinet

A biosafety cabinet (BSC) is a critical containment and safety device used in cleanrooms and laboratories to provide a controlled and sterile environment for handling hazardous biological materials, such as bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. It's designed to protect laboratory personnel, the surrounding environment, and the materials being worked with by preventing the escape of potentially harmful agents.

Here's how a biosafety cabinet works :

High-Efficiency Filtration

A BSC incorporates HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filters to remove airborne particles and contaminants. These filters ensure that the air entering the cabinet is exceptionally clean and free of particles.

Airflow Design

BSCs operate on the principle of inward airflow. Air is drawn into the cabinet through the front grille and then passed through HEPA filters before being circulated within the work area. This airflow prevents the escape of hazardous materials from the cabinet and protects the operator.

Protection Levels

Biosafety cabinets are classified into different types (e.g., Class I, Class II, and Class III) based on their level of containment and protection. Class II BSCs are commonly used and provide both operator and environmental protection, making them suitable for various laboratory tasks.

Safe Working Environment

BSCs feature a workspace with a clear, transparent front panel and gloves, allowing operators to manipulate materials within a sterile and controlled environment. The cabinet also typically has a UV lamp for decontaminating the interior between tasks.

Applications

Biosafety cabinets are crucial in research, clinical, and pharmaceutical laboratories, where the handling of hazardous biological agents is routine. They ensure the safety of personnel, protect the integrity of experiments, and prevent contamination of the laboratory environment.

In summary, a biosafety cabinet in a cleanroom is an essential tool for safely handling and manipulating hazardous biological materials, providing a secure and controlled environment for laboratory work while maintaining the cleanliness and sterility of the cleanroom or laboratory space.

Specification :-

  • Material of construction:-SS 304 / 316 / 316L
  • Blower:- Centrifugal type Air Blower With Speed Variable
  • Filters:- Two stage filtration with Minipleat HEPA Filter H14 99.999% Efficiency 0.3 µm & Pre-Filter EU-6 98% Efficiency 5 µm
  • Air cleanliness :- ISO Class 5 (ISO 14644-1:1999 (E))
  • Air Velocities:- 0.45 m/s or 90 - 100 fpm
  • Air Flow Direction :– Vertical Re-circulatory
  • Vibration Level :– Minimum.
  • Noise Level :- Less than 65 dB

Accessories :-

  • Feather Touch controller For Blower / Light / Pressure Display
  • Magnehelic Differential Pressure Gauge
  • Dop Port / Atmospheric Nozzles of HEPA Filter
  • Tear Drop Light And Germicidal Ultraviolet Fluorescent Light With Hour Meter
  • Polycarbonate Enclosures / Anti Static PVC Curtain on All Sides
  • SS 304 Work Table With Perforations at Front And Back Side That Can Be Removed For Cleaning Purpose.
  • SS 304 Support Pipe With Leveling Lugs
  • SS 304 / 316 /316L 300 mm Long Elbow Duct For Exhaust
  • Alarm Triggers in Case Front Door is Raised More Than 160 mm (6 inch)
  • Front Doors With Glove Arrangement